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Europe

Community Energy: A practical guide to reclaiming power [English]

Handbook packed with instructions, practical tips, powerful success stories and invaluable resources to build a local, community-led renewable energy revolution.

  • Inspiration
  • Preparation
  • Implementation
  • Operation
  • Community
  • Financial
  • Municipality
  • Political & legal
  • Staff & organisation
  • Technical
Europe

SCCALE Methodology Guide

A guide to support starting energy communities and help them get through the very first stages of community development. It clearly identifies the key steps starters have to reach in order to mature their business.

  • Inspiration
  • Preparation
  • Community
  • Financial
  • Political & legal
  • Staff & organisation
  • Technical
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Europe

Digital tools for energy communities – a short guide

A guide that identifies and shortlists practical examples of digital solutions for energy communities in different scopes of application.

  • Preparation
  • Implementation
  • Operation
  • Staff & organisation
  • Technical
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Europe

Technology decision plan

This tool suggests the best renewable energy option for a user based on the resources available in the local community.

  • Preparation
  • Implementation
  • Technical
Europe

BECoop replication handbook – A comprehensive guide for community-based bioenergy projects

A step-by-step guide to initiating and establishing bioenergy community heating projects

  • Inspiration
  • Preparation
  • Community
  • Financial
  • Political & legal
  • Technical
Europe

Inclusivity guide for energy communities

A guide that offers tools and tips for increasing the inclusivity of your energy community.

  • Preparation
  • Implementation
  • Operation
  • Community
  • Staff & organisation
Europe

Financing Community Energy – A short guide for banks

A finance guide that helps banks and other representatives of financial institutions better understand the specific context and (financial) needs of energy communities.

  • Inspiration
  • Preparation
  • Implementation
  • Financial
Europe

Match-making tool

A tool that helps energy communities and asset owners to come together in order to create new clean energy projects.

  • Preparation
  • Implementation
  • Operation
  • Municipality
  • Political & legal
  • Technical
Europe

Guide to creating renewable energy communities using a participative approach [English]

Guide covering the most important factors to bear in mind with regard to participation when creating an energy community.

  • Inspiration
  • Preparation
  • Community
  • Staff & organisation
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Europe

The MoRe model

A tool to support energy communities in developing a community-based Virtual Power Plant (cVPP). It clarifies what is feasible and what the first steps are.

  • Preparation
  • Implementation
  • Community
  • Technical
Europe

Guidelines on community heating and cooling

These guidelines offer a non-exhaustive introduction into the world of renewable citizen-led heating and cooling, including explanations of what they are, how they function, and giving advice on how to replicate successful examples.

  • Inspiration
  • Preparation
  • Community
  • Financial
  • Staff & organisation
  • Technical
Europe

Energy citizen empowerment kit [English]

A free, gamified tool that triggers and guides discussion about barriers to participation in energy communities.

  • Preparation
  • Implementation
  • Operation
  • Community
  • Staff & organisation

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